Gulf Times - mid-term-elections
Pennsylvania election too close to call as Trump clout tested

Pennsylvania election too close to call as Trump clout tested

With more than 99% of precincts reporting in southwestern Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district, young Democratic candidate Conor Lamb declared victory in a speech to cheering supporters.

Syrian rebel says truce has "practically failed and has ended"

Syrian rebel says truce has "practically failed and has ended"

A truce brokered by the United States and Russia has "practically failed and has ended" and there is no hope that aid will be delivered to rebel-held eastern Aleppo, a Syrian rebel official said on Monday.

ICBC chairman to retire, will help establish Europe fund

ICBC chairman to retire, will help establish Europe fund

The chairman of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), Jiang Jianqing, is poised to retire and will help set up a Chinese government fund aimed at promoting investment in Central and Eastern Europe, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.